The Cuban Missile Crisis had a big impact on our city. We lived a little over 100 miles from Cuba. Our school had bomb drills everyday. We had anti-communism rallies on week-ends. Nobody wore red and if you did, the kids made fun of you. The Cuban.
President John F. Kennedy pictured in the Oval Office at the White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis in in a photo titled "The Loneliest Job in the World" -- Picture:AP Photo - The New York Times, George Tames Source: AP